PENGUINS TO FACE ISLANDERS IN ROUND 1
The Eastern Conference playoff field is set and the Eastern Conference favorite Pittsburgh Penguins will face the New York Islanders in Round 1. The Penguins went 4-1 against the Islanders in the regular season.
The Penguins will open the series Wednesday night at home. The official schedule is expected to be released around 11:00 p.m.
EASTERN CONFERENCE PLAYOFF FIELD
1. Pittsburgh Penguins vs 8. New York Islanders
2. Montreal Canadiens vs 7. Ottawa Senators
3. Washington Capitals vs 6. New York Rangers
4. Boston Bruins vs 5. Toronto Maple Leafs